Expansion (Isolation) Joint Determination in Parking Structures

Author: Laura Martin
February 11, 2022

When designing long structures subjected to significant gravity and lateral seismic & wind loads it is also important to take into consideration the effects of thermal, shrinkage, creep, etc. volumetric effects as they relate to the length of the structure, and when to consider the need for isolation joints. It is customary to call these […]

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Insulated Precast Wall Panel Thermal & Shrinkage Bowing

Author: Laura Martin
May 11, 2021

Nitterhouse Concrete Products, Inc. (NCP) has been producing insulated precast concrete wall panels for over four decades and historically was as a franchise pioneer in casting Corewall® panels in the United States. Insulated precast concrete wall panels, often called sandwich wall panels, are comprised of an inner wythe and outer wythe of concrete surrounding an […]

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Filling Cells in NiCore™ Planks

Author: Laura Martin

Precast, prestressed hollow-core slabs have been reliable and frequently chosen construction components for over fifty years. Designers, contractors, and owners appreciate its high-performance benefits such as year-round construction, fast-track site erection, low maintenance, and long-term durability, making it a preferred choice for floor and roof construction in hotels, apartments, schools, prisons, and a multitude of […]

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Sustainable Building Materials

Author: Laura Martin
November 10, 2020

Jump-To: Green Building Materials Why is Precast Concrete “Green” Why Choose Nitterhouse Concrete?   Many builders, homeowners and business owners are interested in LEED sustainability and green building materials to meet regulatory requirements or to simply create the most sustainable project possible. At Nitterhouse Concrete Products, we offer sustainable building materials that can help your […]

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